Hubert van Onna

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The Vulgar Mechanic and His Magical Oven A Renaissance alchemist pioneers feedback control.  By the time Cornelis Drebbel built an oven with a simple thermostat, one of the first manmade feedback mechanisms in history, in the 1620s, he was regarded in Europe as a magisterial, if not mad, inventor.

By the time Cornelis Drebbel built an oven with a simple thermostat, one of the first manmade feedback mechanisms in history, in the…

Robert Peake the Elder (British, ca. 1551–1619). Henry Frederick (1594–1612), Prince of Wales, with Sir John Harington (1592–1614), in the Hunting Field, 1603. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1944 (44.27) #dogs

"Prince of Wales, w/ Sir John Harington in the Hunting Field" -- 1603 -- Robert Peake the Elder -- British & Henry Frederick -- British -- Oil on canvas -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Portrait of James I of England and James VI of Scotland 1566-1625  Phillip Moud:   Puported to be the marriage portrait sent to the Danish Court to seduce, Anne, his future wife This portrait has been referred to by Sir Roy Strong, as being one of the most important portraits of James VI and it is unarguably the most significant image of him remaining in private hands. It has been dated to c. 1585, when James was still only King of Scotland and would have been around nineteen years of age.

Portrait of James I of England and James VI of Scotland Phillip Moud: Puported to be the marriage portrait sent to the Danish Court to seduce, Anne, his future wife 16

King James as a child,1571

Mary's son, King James VI & I, as a child by Arnold Bronckorst, Mary last saw her son at Stirling Castle on 22 April 1567 when he was just ten months old. It was on her way back to Edinburgh from Stirling that she was captured by Bothwell.